• 2015 Publications

    Frankovich, Thomas Anthony, Michael J. Sullivan, and Nicole Stacy., 2015. Three New Species of Tursiocola (Bacillariophyta) from the Skin of the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus). Phytotaxa 204.1 (2015): 33-48.

  • 2014 Publications

    Menzel, L.P., Tondo, C., Stein, B., Bigger, C.H., n.d., 2014. Histology and ultrastructure of the coenenchyme of the octocoral Swiftia exserta, a model organism for innate immunity/graft rejection. Zoology. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2014.09.002

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y.; M., Florentin J.-M.R. ; Melinte-Dobrinescu, Mihaela C. ; He, Ding ; Butler, Shane K., 2014. Assessing the factors controlling high sedimentation rates from the latest Barremian–earliest Aptian in the hemipelagic setting of the restricted Organyà Basin, NE Spain. Cretaceous Research 51, 1.

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y.; M., Florentin J.-M.R., 2014. Geochemical characterization and redox signals from the latest Barremian to the earliest Aptian in a restricted marine basin: El Pui section, Organyà Basin, south-central Pyrenees. Chemical Geology 372, 12.

    Borges, M.R.; S., Gautam ; Hart, Garret L. ; Wolff, John A. ; Chandrasekharam, D., 2014. Plagioclase as recorder of magma chamber processes in the Deccan Traps: Sr-isotope zoning and implications for Deccan eruptive event. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 84, 95.

  • 2013 Publications

    Nieto, A.; K., Amit ; Lahiri, Debrupa ; Zhang, Cheng ; Seal, Sudipta ; Agarwal, Arvind, 2013. Oxidation behavior of graphene nanoplatelet reinforced tantalum carbide composites in high temperature plasma flow. Carbon 67, 398.

    Bizimis, M., Salters, V.J.M., Garcia, M.O., Norman, M.D., 2013. The composition and distribution of the rejuvenated component across the Hawaiian plume: Hf-Nd-Sr-Pb isotope systematics of Kaula lavas and pyroxenite xenoliths. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14, 4458–4478. doi:10.1002/ggge.20250

    Gudavalli, R.K.P., Katsenovich, Y.P., Wellman, D.M., Idarraga, M., Lagos, L.E., Tansel, B., 2013. Comparison of the kinetic rate law parameters for the dissolution of natural and synthetic autunite in the presence of aqueous bicarbonate ions. Chemical Geology 351, 299–309. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.05.038

    Gaona-Narvaez, T.; M., Florentin J.-M.R. ; Moreno-Bedmar, Josep A., 2013. Stable carbon-isotope stratigraphy and ammonite biochronology at Madotz, Navarra, northern Spain: implications for the timing and duration of oxygen depletion during OAE-1a. Cretaceous Research 40, 143.

  • 2012 Publications

    Jestrow, B., Valdés, J.J., Jiménez Rodríguez, F., Francisco-Ortega, J., 2012. Phylogenetic placement of the Dominican Republic endemic genus Sarcopilea (Urticaceae). Taxon 61, 592–600.

  • 2011 Publications

    Singh, A.; B., Srinivasa R. ; Virzi, David A. ; Keshri, Anup K. ; Agarwal, Arvind ; Harimkar, Sandip P., 2011. In-situ synthesis of TiC/SiC/Ti3SiC2 composite coatings by spark plasma sintering. Surface & Coatings Technology 205, 3840.

    Bakshi, S.R.; K., Anup K. ; Agarwal, Arvind, 2011. A comparison of mechanical and wear properties of plasma sprayed carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum composites at nano and macro scale. Materials Science & Engineering A 528, 3375.

  • 2010 Publications

    Jestrow, B., Rodríguez, F.J., Francisco-Ortega, J., 2010. Generic delimitation in the Antillean Adelieae (Euphorbiaceae) with description of the Hispaniolan endemic genus Garciadelia. Taxon 59, 1801–1814.

    Ryan, J., 2010. An In-Class Demonstration and Activity Using the FCAEM Remotely Operable Electron Microprobe. Geology Faculty Publications.

    Sen, I.S.; B., Michael ; Sen, Gautam, 2010. Geochemistry of sulfides in Hawaiian garnet pyroxenite xenoliths: Implications for highly siderophile elements in the oceanic mantle. Chemical Geology 273, 180.

  • 2009 Publications

    Phatak, N.A.; S., Surendra K. ; Fei, Yingwei ; Hu, Jingzhu, 2009. Synthesis of a new MAX compound (Cr 0.5V 0.5) 2GeC and its compressive behavior up to 49 GPa. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 475, 629.

    Sen, G.; B., Michael ; Das, Reshmi ; Paul, Dalim K. ; Ray, Arijit ; Biswas, Sanjib, 2009. Deccan plume, lithosphere rifting, and volcanism in Kutch, India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277, 101.

    Duque-Botero, F., Maurrasse, F.J.-R., Hickey-Vargas, R., Melinte, M.C., Jaffe, R., López-Oliva, J.G., 2009. Microspheroid accumulations and geochemical characteristics of a Cenomanian–Turonian anoxic basin: the record of the Indidura Formation, NE Mexico. Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils: A Volume in Honor of Garry D. Jones. SEPM, Special Publications 93, 171–186.

  • 2008 Publications

    Duque-Botero, F.; M., Florentin J.-M.R., 2008. Role of cyanobacteria in C org-rich deposits: an example from the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian), northeastern Mexico. Cretaceous Research 29, 957.

    Jestrow, B.; P., George ; Francisco - Ortega, Javier, 2008. Lasiocroton trelawniensis (Euphorbiaceae), a critically endangered species from the Cockpit Country of Jamaica, belongs to Bernardia (Euphorbiaceae).(Report). The Botanical Review 74, 166.

  • 2007 Publications

    Keshav, S., Sen, G., Presnall, D.C., 2007. Garnet-bearing Xenoliths from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu, Hawaii: High-Pressure Fractional Crystallization in the Oceanic Mantle. J. Petrology 48, 1681–1724. doi:10.1093/petrology/egm035

    Bizimis, M.; G., Melanie ; Lassiter, John C. ; Salters, Vincent J.M. ; Sen, Gautam, 2007. Ancient recycled mantle lithosphere in the Hawaiian plume: Osmium–Hafnium isotopic evidence from peridotite mantle xenoliths. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 257, 259.

  • 2006 Publications

    Richards, J.H., Bruhl, J.J., Wilson, K.L., 2006. Flower or spikelet? Understanding the morphology and development of reproductive structures in Exocarya (Cyperaceae, Mapanioideae, Chrysitricheae). Am. J. Bot. 93, 1241–1250. doi:10.3732/ajb.93.9.1241

    Baksh, S.I., Richards, J.H., 2006. An architectural model for Eleocharis: morphology and development of Eleocharis cellulosa (Cyperaceae). Am. J. Bot. 93, 707–715. doi:10.3732/ajb.93.5.707

    Atlas, Z.D.; D., Jacqueline E. ; Sen, Gautam ; Finny, Michael ; Martin-Del Pozzo, Ana Lillian, 2006. Melt inclusions from Volcán Popocatépetl and Volcán de Colima, Mexico: Melt evolution due to vapor-saturated crystallization during ascent. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 153, 221.

    Mogul, R., Getz Kelly, J.J., Cable, M.L., Hebard, A.F., 2006. Synthesis and magnetic characterization of microstructures prepared from microbial templates of differing morphology. Materials Letters 60, 19–22. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2005.07.066

  • 2005 Publications

    Trejos, T.; A., José R., 2005b. Sampling strategies for the analysis of glass fragments by LA-ICP-MS: Part I. Micro-homogeneity study of glass and its application to the interpretation of forensic evidence. Talanta 67, 388.

    Trejos, T.; A., José R., 2005a. Sampling strategies for the analysis of glass fragments by LA-ICP-MS: Part II: Sample size and sample shape considerations. Talanta 67, 396.

    Duque-Botero, F., Maurrasse, F.J.R., 2005. Cyanobacterial productivity, variations of the organic carbon and facies of the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian), Northeastern Mexico. Cuadernos de geología ibérica= Journal of iberian geology: an international publication of earth sciences 85–98.

  • 2004 Publications

    Keshav, S.; G., Gudmundur H ; Sen, Gautam ; Fei, Yingwei, 2004. High-pressure melting experiments on garnet clinopyroxenite and the alkalic to tholeiitic transition in ocean-island basalts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 223, 365.

    Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2004. The depth of magma fractionation in the oceanic mantle: Insights from garnet- bearing xenoliths from Oahu, Hawaii. Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, L04611. doi:10.1029/2003GL018990

    Bizimis, M.; S., Gautam ; Salters, Vincent J.M., 2004. Hf–Nd isotope decoupling in the oceanic lithosphere: constraints from spinel peridotites from Oahu, Hawaii. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 217, 43.

    Trejos, T., Almirall, J.R., 2004. Effect of Fractionation on the Forensic Elemental Analysis of Glass Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 76, 1236–1242. doi:10.1021/ac0349330

  • 2003 Publications

    Gangopadhyay, A., Sen, G., Keshav, S., 2003. Experimental crystallization of Deccan basalts at low pressure: Effect of contamination on phase equilibrium. Indian Journal of Geology 75, 54.

    Hobbs, A.L., Almirall, J.R., 2003. Trace elemental analysis of automotive paints by laser ablation–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (LA–ICP–MS). Anal Bioanal Chem 376, 1265–1271. doi:10.1007/s00216-003-1918-x

    Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2003. A rare composite xenolith from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu: high-pressure fractionation and implications for kimberlitic melts in the Hawaiian mantle. Contrib Mineral Petrol 144, 548–558. doi:10.1007/s00410-002-0415-0

    Sen, G.; Y., Huai-Jen ; Ducea, Mihai, 2003. Anomalous isotopes and trace element zoning in plagioclase peridotite xenoliths of Oahu (Hawaii): implications for the Hawaiian plume. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 207, 23.

  • 2001 Publications

    Abbott, R.N., Draper, G., Keshav, S., 2001. Garnet peridotite found in the Greater Antilles. Eos Trans. AGU 82, 381–388. doi:10.1029/01EO00236


  • 2015 Abstracts

    Macdonald, J., Ryan, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Beck, M., Holbik, S., 2015. Remote EPMA Operation to Engage in-class Research in Upper Division Mineralogy and Petrology Courses: A NSF-TUES Funded Opportunity to Increase Student Learning. Presented at the Geologic Society of America Southeastern Section.

  • 2014 Abstracts

    Holbik, S.P., 2014. Temperature and Depth Contraints on Basaltic Magma Genesis in the SVZ, and Geochemical Evidence for Subduction-Related Pyroxenite in the Subarc Lithosphere. Presented at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Hickey-Vargas, R., Holbik, S.P., Tormey, D., 2014. Basaltic Rocks From the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone: Comparison of Systematic Along-Strike and Small Scale Geochemical Variations and Their Origins. Presented at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • 2013 Abstracts

    Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2013. Whole Rock and Mineral Chemistry from Rocks of the Central Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

    Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2013. Geochemical and Sedimentological Characteristics of ASO-1A at the Madotz Section (Bascon-Cantabrian Region, Spain). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

    Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., 2013. Paleoenvironments of the Lower Aptian Paja Formation at the Curiti Quarry Section (Santander, Colombia) Evidence from Redox-Sensitive Trace Elements and Microfacies. Presented at the Meeting of the Americas.

    Holbik, S.P., Hickey-Vargas, R., Tormey, D., 2013. Basaltic Magma Genesis in the Andean SVZ: Influence of P, T, Water Content and Crustal Thickness. Presented at the 2013 GSA Annual Meeting in Denver.

    Milliken, S. H. and MacDonald, J. H., Jr, 2013, Preliminary study of serpentinite samples from the Ingalls ophiolite complex, central Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, no. 7, p. 583

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2013. High-resolution Carbon and Trace Element Geochemistry in Early-Middle Aptian Organic-Rich Sediments of the El Pui section, Cataluna, Spain. AGU Fall Meeting.

  • 2012 Abstracts

    Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2012. Preliminary Mineral Chemistry from Rocks of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophyscial Union Fall Meeting.

    Holbik, S., Hickey-Vargas R., 2012. Investigation of Along-Arc Geochemical Variations in the Southern Volcanic Zone: Azufre-Planchon-Peteroa Volcanic Complex, Southern Chile. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

    Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., 2012. Geochemical and Isotopic Study of a Plutonic Suite and Related Early Volcanic Sequences in the Southern Mariana Forearc. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

    MacDonald, J. H., Jr., and Schoonmaker, A., 2012, Cr-spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Belvidere Mountain Complex, northern Vermont: evidence for an Early Paleozoic Forearc setting: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, no. 2, p. 67.

    Ryan, J.G., 2012. Facilitating Research and Learning in Petrology and Geochemistry through Classroom Applications of Remotely Operable Research Instrumentation. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 0723.

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2012. Lithostratigraphic and Geochemical characterization of semi-enclosed basin (Organya basin, NE Spain) prior to the occurrence of the early Aptian OAE-1a. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

  • 2011 Abstracts

    Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2011. Preliminary Petrologic Comparison from the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

    Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2011. Geochemistry, paleoenvironment and timing of Lower Aptian organic rich beds of Paja Formation (Eastern, Cordillera, Colombia). Presented at the American Geophyscial Union Fall Meeting.

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2011. The Cabo section, Sierra de Prada, south central Pyrennees, NE Spain: relation to Early Aptian oceanic oxygen conditions. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

  • 2010 Abstracts

    Brens, R., Hickey-Vargas R., 2010. U-Th-Ba elemental fractionation during partial melting of crustal xenoliths and implications for U-series disequilibria in continental arc rocks. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

    Gaona N., 2010. Paleobiogeographical Affinities of Albian and Cenomanian Shallow-water, Non-rudstid Bivalve Faunas in the Colombian Eastern Cordillera (South America). Presented at the GSA Annual Meeting.

    Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2010. Geochemistry and Microfacies of Aptian Organic Rich Beds of Paja Formation at the Proximity of the Santander Massif, Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: Its Relationship to Oceanic Anoxic Global Events. Presented at the GSA Annual Meeting.

    Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Fryer, P., 2010. Middle Crustal Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench - Relationship to Boninite and Tholeiitic Magma. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting. Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2002. Exsolution Times of Hawaiian Garnet Pyroxenites. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 1409.

    RYAN, J., 2010. Engaging Geoscience Majors in Research and Enticing Undergraduates into Geoscience Degree Programs by Integrating Real Rock Analysis Experiences into Geology Courses: Successes and Challenges. Presented at the 2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting.

  • 2009 Abstracts

    Chau, K., Sen, G., 2009. 200 Ma Glass Inclusion in the Palisades Sill, NY and NJ. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

    Donovan, J., 2009. Using mineralogy and mineral chemistry to correlate mafic rock units in the southern Blue Ridge. Presented at the Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, p. 45.

    Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Fryer, P., 2009. Intrusive Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench: Comparison with Volcanic Sequences of the Early Izu Bonin Mariana Arc. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

    Tibbetts, N., Bizimis, M., Salters, V., n.d., 2009. The Oxygen Fugacity of the Sub-Oceanic Lithosphere and Upper Mantle as Recorded by Spinel Peridotite and Garnet Clinopyroxenite Xenoliths from O’ahu, Hawai’i. AGU Fall Meeting.

    Sen, G., Chau, K., 2009. High-MgO glass (melt) inclusions in the 200 million year old Palisades Sill, New Jersey, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement 73, 1195.

  • 2008 Abstracts

    Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2008. Lower Aptian Sequence at Madoz (SE Spain) in Relation to Cretaceous Anoxic Event-1a (OAE-1a). Presented at the AGU Joint Assembly.

    Klute, R., Ryan, J., 2008. Genesis of Fe-Al-Si rich “pink horizons” in Buck Creek amphibolites at Glade Gap, NC. Presented at the 2008 GSA Southeastern Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

    Ryan, J.G., 2008. Inquiry-based instruction in an introductory science class facilitated by remotely operable instrumentation and extraterrestrial GIS. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 0588.

    Sen, I.S., Bizimis, M., Sen, G., 2008. Platinum Group Element Abundances in the Hawaiian Mantle: Constraints from in-Situ Sulfide and Bulk Rock Analyses of Garnet Pyroxenite Xenoliths from Oahu. Presented at the 2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM.

    Wacaster, S., Hickey-Vargas R., Wallace, P., 2008. Volatiles in Olivine Hosted Melt Inclusions from Small Eruptive Centers of the Central Southern Volcanic Zone (CSVZ), Chile. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

  • 2006 Abstracts

    Ryan, J.G., 2006. Designing and Evaluating Classroom Activities Using Remotely Operated Microbeam Instruments: Some Preliminary Results. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 1390.

    Wacaster, S., Hickey-Vargas R., 2006. Olivine Hosted Melt Inclusions From Mafic Small Eruptive Centers, Central Southern Volcanic Zone, Chile. Presented at the Geological Society of America.

  • 2005 Abstracts

    Abbott Jr, R.N., Draper, G., Keshav, S., 2005. UHP metamorphism in garnet peridotite, Cuaba unit, Rio San Juan complex, Dominican Republic. Presented at the Transactions of the 16th Caribbean Geological Conference, Barbados: Caribbean Journal of Earth Sciences, pp. 13–20.

    Mckelvey, T., Hickey-Vargas R., 2005. Plagioclase Crystal Populations in Lavas from Calbuco Volcano, Chile. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

  • 2003 Abstracts

    Almirall, J.R., Trejos, T., Hobbs, A., Furton, K.G., 2003. Trace elemental analysis of glass and paint samples of forensic interest by ICP-MS using laser ablation solid sample introduction. pp. 193–204. doi:10.1117/12.498106

Theses & Dissertations

  • 2014 Theses & Dissertations

    Holbik, S., 2014. Arc Crust-Magma Interaction in the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone from Thermobarometry, Mineral Composition, Radiogenic Isotope and Rare Earth Element Systematics of the Azufre-Planchon-Peteroa Volcanic Complex, Chile. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Johnson, J., 2014. A Geochemical Study of Crustal Plutonic Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench Forearc: Relationship to Volcanic Rocks Erupted during Subduction Initiation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., 2014. Paleoenvironments and Geochemical Signals from the Late Barremian to the Middle Aptian in a Tethyan Marginal Basin, Northeast Spain: Implications for Carbon Sequestration in Restricted Basins. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

  • 2013 Theses & Dissertations

    Gaona N., 2013. Lower Aptian Comparative Stratigraphy of the Basco-Cantabrian Region (Spain) and Eastern Cordillera (Colombia): implications for local factors in the depositional record of Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a (OAE-1a).

  • 2011 Theses & Dissertations

    Brens, R., 2011. U-Th-Ba Elemental Fractionation during Partial Melting of Crustal Xenoliths and its Implications for U-series Disequilibria in Continental Arc Rocks. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Collins, N., 2011. Geochemical Systematics Among Amphibolitic Rocks in the Central Blue Ridge Province of southwestern North Carolina. Graduate Theses and Dissertations.

  • 2010 Theses & Dissertations

    Jestrow, B., 2010. Phylogenetics, Conservation, and Historical Biogeography of the West Indian Members of the Adelieae (Euphorbiaceae). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Sen, I., 2010. Investigation of Mantle Dynamics from Platinum Group Elements and Rhenium-Osmium Isotope Systematics of Mantle Xenoliths from Oahu. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Tibbetts, N., 2010. The Mantle Xenolith Perspective on Trace Element Partitioning, Oxygen Fugacity and Isotope Systematics of Subducted Oceanic Lithosphere. Electronic Theses, Treatises and Dissertations.

  • 2009 Theses & Dissertations

    Chau, K., 2009. Mineral Chemistry and Origin of the Olivine-rich Zone of the Palisades Sill. Graduate Theses and Dissertations at FIU.

  • 2007 Theses & Dissertations

    Borges, M., 2007. Life Cycle of Deccan Trap Magma Chambers: A Crystal Scale Elemental and Strontium Isotopic Investigation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Horst, Tiffany Sperry. 2007. Determining Magmatic Processes from Analysis of Phenocrysts and Gabbroic Xenoliths Contained in Calbuco Andesites. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

  • 2001 Theses & Dissertations

    Atlas, Z., 2001. Melt inclusions from volcan de Colima, Mexico: complex examples of magmatic differentiation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

    Sun, M., 2001. Geochemical Variation Among Small Eruptive Centers in the Central SVZ of the Andes: An Evaluation of Subduction, Mantle and Crustal Influences. FIU Theses and Dissertations.

  • 1990 Theses & Dissertations

    Abdollahi, Mohammad Javad. 1990. Petrologic and geochemical study of crustal xenoliths from Calbuco Volcano, Chile (latitude 41°20ʹS).